Early Learning News

Ohio Department of Education Topic News


Notification of EMIS Reporting for Indicator 12

State Performance Plan Indicator 12


Step Up To Quality Rated Early Learning Programs Social Media Campaign Begins Now

To help spread the word to families regarding the many advantages of Step Up To Quality rated early learning programs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will launch a social media campaign beginning this month.


21st Century Community Learning Centers Bidders Conferences

The Ohio Department of Education is hosting bidders conferences in January to allow eligible applicants to learn more about the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) competitive grant opportunity. This competitive grant provides high-quality before- and after-school programs primarily for children of high poverty and low academic achievement. The programs focus on reading, mathematics, positive youth development, and parent and family engagement. Children participate in a wide array of enrichment activities in areas such as sports, science, technology, and arts and crafts.


Trauma-Informed Care Summit Seventh Annual

“Creating Environments of Resiliency and Hope”
May 19-20, 2020


Ohio Children's Trust Fund Early Childhood Safety Initiative Grant Opportunity Announcement

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund (OCTF), in partnership with Ohio Department of Health (ODH),  is pleased to announce their Early Childhood Safety Initiative Funding Opportunity. The funding available through this Request for Grant Applications (‘RFGA’) will support parent education and the provision of concrete safety-related support items for TANF eligible families with the overall goal of decreasing risk factors related to infantand child mortality, and potentially preventing injury-related deaths.